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From Dave Cottlehuber <...@jsonified.com>
Subject Re: Please add me as a wiki contributor
Date Sat, 30 Mar 2013 21:48:13 GMT
Noah - already taken care of - thanks for followup up.

On 27 March 2013 16:21, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> What's your username?
>
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> On 26 March 2013 21:01, Mark Hahn <mark@hahnca.com> wrote:
>
>> I want to add a link in How-To_Guides to a new page on How-To-Do Partial
>> Updates.
>>
>> Here is the code example:  https://gist.github.com/mark-hahn/5238514
>>
>> Here is part of the discussion I took from a thread on the user mailing
>> list. I will improve it for the wiki page ...
>>
>> --------------
>>
>> The concept of a DB supporting partial update is to only send the fields
>> that need to change to the DB instead of the entire doc. There is a real
>> efficiency advantage to send a few fields over the wire instead of entire
>> docs.
>>
>> There is also an advantage in having different apps (or parts of one app)
>> only know about some parts of the doc and never having to know the entire
>> doc.
>>
>> One example: I have three different node apps that modify a single progress
>> doc in a single dB based on their work. They are only passed the doc ID and
>> their job assignment when they start and then they mark their progress in
>> the doc as they go.
>>
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> NS

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